Leading the MVCC cross country team to a second place finish, the Hawks' Todd Stevens jumped out to the front of the pack at Saturday's 2nd Annaul SUNY Poly Wildcat Weekend Class to take top honors overall.
Stevens, a sophomore, bested SUNY Poly's Greg Bogdan by 15 seconds on this 8-kilometer course. His winning time was 27 minutes, 44 seconds.
In this field of 68 runners from eight colleges, MVCC placed three runners in the top 10. Finishing in fourth place was freshman Barrett Celecki in 28:41, while sophomore Connor Butters finished seventh in 29:21. Also scoring for the Hawks was sophomore Stephen Paddock in 11th with a time of 29:40, sophomore Jon Wilmot in 21st with a time of 30:49, and freshman Tyler Beattie in 23rd with a time of 31:05.
In the team scoring, the Hawks tallied 41 points while SUNY Poly took first with 31 points. Onondaga Community College was third with 93 points.
2nd Annual SUNY Poly Wildcat Weekend Classic
September 17, 2014
|1||Todd Stevens||Sophomore||27:44||1||SUNY Institute of Tech.||31|
|4||Barrett Celecki||Freshman||28:41||2||Mohawk Valley CC||41|
|7||Connor Butters||Sophomore||29:21||3||Onondaga CC||93|
|11||Stephen Paddock||Sophomore||29:40||4||Broome CC||131|
|21||Jon Wilmot||Sophomore||30:49||5||Herkimer College||132|
|23||Tyler Beattie||Freshman||31:05||6||Gallaudet College||153|
|38||Kevin Maas||Freshman||34:17||7||Hudson Valley CC||162|
|39||Adam Dunlap||Sophomore||34:28||8||Cazenovia College||197|